Cooperative Patent Classification


CPC Definition - Subclass A45F

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TRAVELLING OR CAMP EQUIPMENT: SACKS OR PACKS CARRIED ON THE BODY
Definition statement

This place covers:

  • Devices for carrying articles on the body of a person, e.g. for travelling.
  • Travelling articles for personal use to be carried by not more than one person.
  • Backpacks.
  • Harnesses.
  • Holders for carrying articles on the body, garment or belt of a person.
  • Travelling or camp articles such as water-bottles, mess-tins, cups, hammocks and accessories for them, hanging seats, picnic sets, sewing kits, map cases, nets affording protection against insects;
  • Travelling or camp articles which may be converted into articles for other use, e.g. coats or capes convertible into tent coverings
  • Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of one strap passing over the shoulder or by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders including sacks or packs specially adapted for military purposes;
  • Sacks and packs specially adapted for children, e.g. for schoolchildren;
  • Carrying-frames and frames combined with sacks; carrying-straps, e.g. with adjustable fastenings of straps or belts; shoulder-pads;
  • Sacks or packs carried on the body and convertible into other articles e.g. into tents, beds or mattresses, hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags, boats, sledges, coats or capes
  • Holders or carriers for hand articles and holders or carriers for use while travelling or camping, such as fastening articles to the garment, handles, book-carriers; holders for spades, hatchets or the like
Relationships with other classification places

Travelling or camp equipment is normally classified in the classes for the equipment concerned, e.g. in subclasses A47B (for example, travelling or trunk tables A47B 3/10; tables specially adapted for use in the open air A47B 37/04), A47C (for example, travelling or camp beds A47C 17/64; suspended beds A47C 17/84, foldable, collapsible or dismountable chairs A47C 4/00, camp, travelling, or sports stools A47C 9/10), A47G (for example, travelling rugs A47G 9/06; sleeping bags A47G 9/08), A47J (for example, camp cooking devices A47J 33/00, A47J 36/26).

References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Hand implements for working earth, e.g. shovels, picks

Veils

Outerwear; Protective garments

Boxes for needles or pins

Hand carried bags or luggage

Picnic boxes

Handles for suitcases or bags

Straps, bands as travelling accessories

Wheeled carriers

Bags for golf clubs

Camping vehicles

Foldable sledges

Foldable vessels

Rigid or semi-rigid containers

Sacks, bags or like containers

Devices for moving or tilting heavy loads

Transportable devices to obtain potable water

Matches for starting fires

Tools, implements, or accessories for hand sewing

Tents convertible, e.g. from one type tent to another type tent

Stands or trestles as supports for apparatus or articles placed thereon

Portable lighting

Stoves with special adaptation for travelling, e.g. collapsible: stoves in which the type of fuel or energy supply is not specified

stoves for gaseous fuels

stoves for liquid fuels

stoves heated by electric energy

Portable water heaters

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

Gun-slings

Arrangements for carrying mobile phones

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Knapsack

A bag with shoulder straps, carried on the back

Synonyms and Keywords

In patent documents, the following words/expressions are often used as synonyms:

  • "water-bottle ", "canteen" and "flask;
  • "knapsack", "sack", "pack", "backpack" and "rucksack"
Travelling or camp articles (travelling rugs A47G 9/06); Sacks or packs carried on the body (convertible into other articles A45F 4/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/00:

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Sacks or packs carried on the body, convertible into other articles

Travelling rugs

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Holders or carriers for hand articles

Baby-carriers

Bags for golf clubs

{Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of a single strap around the waist}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/005

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Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of one strap passing over the shoulder
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/02

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Sacks or packs carried on the body by means of two straps passing over the two shoulders
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/04

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Bags for golf clubs

{specially adapted for school children}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/042

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{with adjustable fastenings for the shoulder straps or waist belts}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/047

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specially adapted for military purposes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/06

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

Carrying-frames; Frames combined with sacks
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/08

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Wheeled carriers

Pack-frames carried on the body
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/10

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Shoulder-pads
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/12

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Carrying-straps; Pack-carrying harnesses
Definition statement

This place covers:

Straps or harnesses for carrying articles which are not too heavy, i.e. articles which do not have to be carried by more than one person

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Carriers for heavy loads

Means for wearing or carrying smallarms

Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments

Harnesses specially adapted for carrying small boats
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/15

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Water-bottles; Mess-tins; Cups
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/16

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Drinking straws as tableware

Closures with discharging devices

of rigid material
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/18

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of flexible material; Collapsible or stackable cups
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/20

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Hammocks; Hammock spreaders
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/22

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Hammocks suspended between two supporting means, e.g. trees

Stands; Supports
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/24

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Portable devices, i.e. not permanently assembled to a wall or to the ground, for supporting the suspension of a hammock

Hanging seats
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/26

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Shooting stands for hunting

Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings

Article supports adapted to be stuck into the ground {(posts driven into the ground E04H 12/2215)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/44

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Posts driven into the ground

Picnic sets (picnic boxes A45C 11/20)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/46

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References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Picnic boxes

Sewing kits
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/48

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Map-cases used as travelling equipment
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/50

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Holders or cabinets for maps

Nets affording protection against insects
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 3/52

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Insect nets as travelling equipment

Travelling or camp articles which may be converted into {other} articles {or into objects} for other use; Sacks or packs carried on the body and convertible into other articles {or into objects for other use}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/00

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Garments convertible into other articles

Luggage or bags convertible into objects for other use

Foldable chairs

Baby-carriers

Sleeping bags

Sacks or packs convertible into other articles {or into objects for other use}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/02

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into tents
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/04

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into beds or mattresses
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/06

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Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into travelling beds or mattresses

into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags
Definition statement

This place covers:

Sacks or packs convertible, e.g. by unfolding, into hammocks, litters or sleeping-bags

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/08

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into boats or sledges
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/10

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into coats or capes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/12

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Coats or capes convertible into tent coverings
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 4/14

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Holders or carriers for hand articles; Holders or carriers for use while travelling or camping
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/00

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Sacks or packs carried on the body

Storage means for work tools

Supports for positioning apparatus or articles

Wearable computers, e.g. on a belt

Cords, straps or harnesses for musical instruments

Arrangements for carrying or protecting transceivers

Supports for telephones adapted for use on head, throat or breast

{with an automatic spring reel}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/004

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Fastening articles to the garment
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/02

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Attaching writing implements to wearing apparel or objects involving constructional changes of the implements

Means for wearing or carrying small arms

{to the belt}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/021

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{within pockets}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/022

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Holding handkerchiefs, napkins, or the like
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/04

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Holding hats or other garments
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/06

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Holding flowers
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/08

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Handles for carrying purposes
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/10

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Handles for suitcases or travelling bags

Handles of sacks or bags

Straps provided with handles for bundling or supporting articles

For carrying heavy loads

{with means, e.g. a hook, receiving a carrying element of the hand article to be carried}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/102

Carrying handles with rigid receiving means, e.g. a hook, for receiving a carrying element, e.g. a rigid handle, of the hand article to be carried.

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References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

With flexible receiving elements

Receiving flexible handles of the hand article to be carried

{the carrying element being flexible, e.g. plastic bag handle}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1026

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{and supported above the grip surface of the carrying handle}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/1046

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Book-carriers
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/12

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Holders for spades, hatchets, or like implements
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in A45F 5/14

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